Ronald Reagan History
1981 - The societies which have achieved the most spectacular broad-based economic progress in the shortest period of time are not the most tightly controlled, not necessarily the biggest in size, or the wealthiest in natural resources. No, what unites them all is their willingness to believe in the magic of the marketplace. - Ronald Reagan, September 29, 1981
1981 - Trust the people. This is the one irrefutable lesson of the entire post-war period, contradicting the notion that rigid government controls are essential to economic development. - President Reagan, September 29, 1981
1982 - President Reagan took photos with 1982 Miss America Debra Sue.
1982 - "Standing together, steady and unfaltering, we'll turn this new season of hope into the renewal of all the dreams and opportunities that our nation was placed on this Earth to provide." - President Reagan, September 29, 1982
1983 - The War Powers Act was used for the first time by the U.S. Congress when they authorized President Reagan to keep U.S. Marines in Lebanon for 18 more months.
1983 - President Reagan greeted Great Britain's Margaret Thatcher.
1983 - President Reagan participated in a ceremony for the Olympic Hockey team and the Washington Capitals.
1984 - President Reagan called former President Richard M. Nixon.
1984 - President Reagan and the First Lady watched the movie "The Bear."
1986 - In Kansas City, MO, President Reagan participated in a rally for Senatorial candidate Christopher S. Bond.
1987 - President Reagan attended the annual meeting of the Board Of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
1987 - President Reagan participated in a signing ceremony for H.R. 324. It is known as the Federal Debt Limit and Deficit Reduction Bill.
1988 - President Reagan participated in a ceremony to present the "C" Flag Awards. The awards are used to recognize corporations and organizations that demonstrate leadership in community service.
1988 - President Reagan hosted a private dinner for French President and Mrs. Francois Mitterand.
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